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2012-02-28 14:46:33

A physical activity and diet program implemented by health educators in physician offices appears to be associated with modest reductions in waist circumference among obese patients, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Despite awareness about the importance of reducing obesity and promoting healthy lifestyles, most primary care physicians do not adequately counsel obese patients, researchers write in their study...

2012-01-25 18:15:00

In response to overwhelming demand, the deadline for entering the $25,000 SafSlim Lean Belly Challenge has been extended to February 7, 2012. GAINESVILLE, Fla. (PRWEB) January 25, 2012 In response to overwhelming demand, the deadline for entering the $25,000 SafSlim Lean Belly Challenge has been extended to February 7, 2012. The 90-Day Challenge, officially launched by SafSlim enthusiast Montel Williams and ReBody CEO Naomi Whittel on January 10, challenges Americans to lose stubborn belly...

2012-01-18 06:30:10

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Experiments involving mice help provide new insight into what may cause a lethal form of esophageal cancer. Research linked inflammation and bile acid reflux to the spread of cancer-causing stomach cells into the esophagus. This discovery may help pioneer strategies for treatment. Esophageal adenocarcinoma is a cancer of the esophagus that is associated with acid reflux disease and Barrett esophagus (BE). BE is characterized by changes in the cells that line the...

2012-01-18 00:06:01

A new study is providing clues that may answer a decades-old question about the cells that give rise to a particularly lethal form of esophageal cancer. The research, published by Cell Press in the January 17th issue of the journal Cancer Cell, links inflammation and bile acid reflux with migration of cancer-causing stomach cells into the esophagus and may help guide future strategies for early therapeutic intervention. Esophageal adenocarcinoma is a cancer of the esophagus that is...

2012-01-10 08:00:00

The Biology Website EurekaMag.com publishes insights into all areas of biological and health science. The latest insights cover the Digestive System which consists of a series of hollow organs joined in a long, twisting tube from the mouth to the anus, and the Nervous System which is is an organ system containing a network of neurons that coordinate the actions of an organism and transmit signals between different parts of its body. The insight into Photosynthesis covers the chemical process...

2011-12-30 12:00:00

Jared DiCarmine, owner of Ideal Fitness Trends has just released a brand new video demonstration on numerous tricks in regards to how to get rid of love handles. In order to watch this video, one only has to go to this website http://www.TheLoveHandleCure.com Thornwood, NY (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 Owner of Ideal Fitness Trends, Jared DiCarmine has just finished and uploaded a brand new free video presentation on numerous ways one person can go about getting rid of their love handles. The...

2011-12-28 12:00:00

Jared DiCarmine, owner and creator of The Love Handle Cure dives into the myth about the notion that one must do certain exercises for love handles if he or she wants them to go away. His website is http://www.thelovehandlecure.com where he offers a free video presentation on the subject. Thornwood, NY (PRWEB) December 28, 2011 The Love Handle Cure is a website with free information created by DiCarmine that goes over specific advice regarding such things as the myth that there are certain...

2011-12-27 08:00:00

Chino Hills weight loss expert Dr. Saman Bakhtiar of the Fit Concepts franchise explains 10 helpful tips to lose weight and harmful belly fat in 2012. To get $100 off a comprehensive total body weight loss program, text “FITCONCEPTS” to 77453 by December 30th or visit http://www.fitconcepts.com for more details. Chino Hills, CA (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 The American Dietetic Association recommends that men improve their overall health by watching the size of their waistline....

2011-11-29 14:00:00

Well-known exercise physiologist, Jared DiCarmine has released a new program to help overweight individuals learn how to lose love handles. The program takes a new approach to the belly fat problem through specialized exercises and diet. Individuals can learn more at http://www.TheLoveHandleCure.com. Thornwood, New York (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 Jared DiCarmine, well-known exercise physiologist, has announced that he has launched a new exercise program to teach people how to lose love...


Latest Abdomen Reference Libraries

Liver
2013-04-30 14:18:06

The liver is the organ in charge of processing, neutralizing and excreting certain secretions for the metabolic processes. Formation and Orientation The liver is considered to be both the largest internal organ and the largest gland in the human body. It is situated just below the diaphragm, to the right of the stomach and on top of the gallbladder. There are two ways blood can travel to and from the liver: the hepatic artery and the portal vein. The hepatic artery carries blood solely...

Kidney
2013-04-30 13:58:54

Kidneys are the organs in the body that regulate blood pressure, electrolytes, acid-base homeostasis and other homeostatic functions. Formation and Orientation Kidneys can be found in the abdominal cavity, one on each side of the spine in the retroperitoneum, located at the back of the abdominal cavity. Kidneys are usually 11 to 14 centimeters long, six centimeters wide and four centimeters thick. The parenchyma of the kidney is made up of the renal cortex and the renal medulla....

Esophagus
2013-04-30 13:37:01

The esophagus is the muscular tube that is located between the pharynx and the stomach that aids in digestion during swallowing. Formation and Orientation The esophagus is composed of four separate layers; the mucosa, submucosa, muscularis externa and the adventitia. The mucosa includes the stratified squamous epithelium, lamina propria and muscularis mucosae. The submucosa houses the esophageal glands and connective papillae. The muscularis externa is composed of three sublayers The...

Endoluminal Capsule Monitoring
2013-03-04 16:02:35

Endoluminal capsule monitoring is categorized as a non-invasive medical procedure used in diagnosing and monitoring the progression of abnormalities in the gastrointestinal system. Procedure Once the need is identified to monitor the gastrointestinal system and the patient has a working system, they will ingest a water-tight capsule that contains a miniaturized wireless radio transmitter. Once it is ingested, it sends signals to a radio receiver. The data is then processed and presented...

Stomach
2013-03-04 14:34:35

The stomach is the hollow organ that helps along digestion after mastication (chewing). It is the next step after the esophagus and before the small intestines. Formation and Orientation The stomach is composed of four parts. The cardia is the first part of the stomach in the digestive tract. It is the part of the stomach that allows the food to empty from the esophagus. The most northern part of the stomach is the Fundus. This section is the part that creates the curved part of the...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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